Am I In Control of Stress or Stress Controlling Me: Spirit of Fear
Fear and Fear Stress Physiology – What Fear Does To Your Body if You Are Not In Control!
Symptoms of a Spirit of Fear:
Guess what you have a spirit of fear operating in your life!
What is stress?Â Stress is a spirit of fear operating.Â There are two kinds of fear.Â External circumstances around us that goes away or internal issues of the past, many times subsconscious level. There is everydayÂ stress and there is long-term stress that does not go away what we call stuck in fight or flight.Â Some stressÂ is good stress to get out of danger, jogging, parachuting out of planes (adrenaline junkie).
The termÂ “stress” is short for distress, a word evolved from LatinÂ tahtÂ means “to draw or pullÂ apart.”Â The Romans even used the term districtiaÂ to describe “a being torn asunder” when stress out. Effecting “YOU” Physically, Mentally, Emotionally and Physically – Mind, Body biolgically and Spirit.
The Characteristics of fearÂ is that it projects into the future, fear is the opposite of God’s character, fear trains you in its demonic nature, fear manipulates, fear has impact in your memory.Â Fear is doubt and unbelief, not trusting God for your situation.
FearÂ – Opposite of Faith = Sin
Normal stress graph.Â Stress that we give to God, or goes away:
The natural regulations of your body during stress.
Example: ScarryÂ Movie or Snake in your path and you jump out of its way (external).Â Your heart races, you breath harder, tense all over, close your eyes, you may even pace during the scary part of the movie.Â After movie is over, your body goes back to normal.Â Â Â Our body is madeÂ to go back to state of balance: After danger/trigger is gone you go back to “Homeostasis”, danger out of the way.Â Your body goes back to peace.Â We are fearfully and wonderfully made.
External we can control.
We are to not carryÂ problems or burdens (fears, problems, worries)Â but cast our cares to the Lord because he cares for us (internal). 1 Peter 5:7.
Bad Stress, Stuck in Fight or Flight, Programmed by aÂ Spirit of Fear
These are internal thoughts of spirit of fear/Stuck.
These symptoms largely correspond to the â€œre-livingâ€ â€“ record, replay programming with the spirit of fear â€“ you have become one with fear and â€œhyper-arousalâ€ categories of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Diagnostic and Mental Disorders – Internal Stresses.
Basically,Â a person did not grow up feeling safe at home and lives in survival mode unconsciously.Â When that happens your body is stuck continuously releasing “Cortisol” the death hormone.Â Â Cortisol damages the hippocampus, limbic part of the brain which is the central learningÂ memory center.Â You feel anger, confused, fuzzy headed, anxious (might have anxiety attacks) over relationships or places, threatened and feel unsafeÂ like a stranger living inside youÂ – a spirit called “FEAR”.
WhatÂ did you experience in your life to causeÂ a spirit of fearÂ to control you?
How does a spirit of fear come in?Â Â All the above are traumatic events – doorointÂ to a spirit of fear – networking with rejection, unloving spirits, biterness, underlings: fear of man, fear of rejection, drivenness, unclean sirits, spirit guides,Â etc.Â The the spirit of fear programs you to be stuck, full of fear, no peace, because he wants to Kill, Steal and Destroy.Â John 10:10
Many people under stress cope in different ways:
What do you do when you are stressed.Â If stuck in fight or flight, your body is rigid and blood vessels narrow (high blood pressure), stomock is tenseÂ (acid reflux, ulcers, etc.), heart damage.Â The Leading Causes of Death in the U.S. is Heart Disease:Â
Over 64 million Americans have some form of cardiovascular disease.Â Every 34 seconds someone in America dies of a heart attack. Â â€“Â Luke 21:26 tells us in the last days, menâ€™s hearts will fail them because of fear.
Many other diseases: cancer, diabetes, insomnia, etc.Â The Word of God says “Fear Not” 365 times.Â Gen. 15:1, Deut. 20:3, Josh 8:1, Ruth 3:11, Is. 35:1, Jer. 46:27, DAn 10:19, Zech 8:13, Matt. 10:28, Luke 113, Acts: 27:24, Rev. 1:17
Am I In Control of Stress or Stress Controlling Me!Â Â Don’t miss this week’s class.Â After class, break for lunch, then a time of ministry to destroy that Spirit of Fear. Jesus did not give us a spirit of fear but of sound mind.Â It is time to trust God for our circumstances Heb. 11:1 – “Now faith is the substance ofÂ things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”Â It is that knowing God is in control when we give it to Him.
by Traci Morin, Touch of God Ministry of Healing and Deliverance
Servant and Ordained Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
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